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At least six dead in al Shabaab attack on Somalia's capital

At least six dead in al Shabaab attack on Somalia's capital
A general view shows civilians and a destroyed car at the scene of an explosion in Hodan district, Mogadishu, Somalia September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Feisal Omar   -   Copyright  FEISAL OMAR(Reuters)
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NAIROBI (Reuters) – At least six people were killed on Monday in al Shabaab attack on a local government building in Somalia’s capital, the director of an ambulance service and a Reuters witness said.

“We have carried six dead people and 16 others injured. The death toll may rise,” Abdikadir Abdirahman, director of Amin Ambulance service, told Reuters.

A Reuters witness saw five bodies lying at the blast scene and body parts of a sixth person.

(Reporting by Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar; Writing by Ingrid Melander; Editing by George Obulutsa)

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